Actor Iwai Hanshirô IV as a Courtesan

四代目岩井半四郎

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #170; Ukiyo-e taisei 8 (1931), #9

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.8 x 24.4 cm (14 1/2 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7273

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Shunkô ga
春好画

Markings

Collector's seal: Wakai Oyaji

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#272); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection